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Deadline for Community Needs Grants Funding Nears

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore announces the final deadline for local nonprofit organizations to submit applications in the first round of funding for the semi-annual 2017 Community Needs Grants Program is Wednesday, February 1st.

Grant applications are encouraged from organizations serving Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties. Individual maximum grants are $5,000 with a total budget of $118,000 in grant awards available. Applicants must be 501c3 nonprofit organizations, faith-based organizations providing non-sectarian programs, or eligible programs within government agencies.

Grants are awarded to a wide range of nonprofit organizations including, but not limited to those that serve health and human services, education, arts and culture, community development, environment and historic preservation. Copies of grant guidelines and application forms are available by visiting www.cfes.org or by calling 410-742-9911.

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